Tools for Bibliography

Resources to assist with formulating citations in various formats, including APA and MLA.
box-yell2.gifHome iconAAA Style Guide (American Anthropological Association)
box-yell2.gifHome iconAIP Style Manual (American Institute of Physics)
box-yell2.gifHome iconCitation Builder
box-yell2.gifHome iconCitation Machine
box-yell2.gifHome iconCrossref DOI lookup (Hint: Use the option to "Search on article title," enter the author's last name, and enter the full title [but not any sub-title])
box-yell2.gifHome iconEasyBib Bibliography Generator (Use for MLA citations only)
box-yell2.gifHome iconKnightCite Citation Service
box-yell2.gifHome iconNoodleTools Express
box-yell2.gifHome iconoaDOI
box-yell2.gifHome iconPurdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
box-yell5.gifHome iconRefWorks (access from home after creating account while on campus)

Access by IP address/library barcode:

box-yell3.gif = Click a yellow box to access a database while on campus (or by IP address).

Home icon = Click a green house to access a database remotely (off campus). You will be prompted to enter your Library ID barcode number. You can also access the databases after first logging into the York VPN. See this page for troubleshooting off-campus access.

box-yell2.gif= These databases are free and open to the public.

box-red4.gif= Search for a journal and see which database contains it as full text or where it is indexed.

Remote access by VPN
For Remote Access, you can also log into York VPN:

After logging into VPN once, you can then access all of the reference databases from off-campus by clicking on their yellow links. (Call Academic Computing Help Desk, x5311, for VPN account info).